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Managing asthma in school: A guide for parents

Asthma is a leading cause of school absenteeism, accounting for 30% of all missed school days or about 14 million absences each school year.

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Q&A: What is the first thing a parent should do when her child is diagnosed with ADHD?

Dr. Lisa Efron answers a reader’s question about what to do when your child is diagnosed with ADHD.

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How to handle a bad report card

Eleanor Mackey, PhD, gives parents advice on how to deal with a bad report card and other bad news.

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How to pack your kids a healthy and tasty school lunch

Packing a healthy and tasty school lunch can seem like a daunting task. Try using the MyPlate method, developed by USDA.

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Easing your kids into a routine

Easing your kids into a routine is no easy task, but here are a few things to keep in mind.